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Messieurs, accablé sous le poids du malheur, ruiné, dépouillé, j’ai perdu la tête…: P.2525-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Messieurs, accablé sous le poids du malheur, ruiné, dépouillé, j’ai perdu la tête…
Robert Macaire

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Daumier, Honoré Victorin
Printer: Aubert et Cie
Publisher: Bauger et Cie

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Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

19th century
1841 -

Note

No.16 from the series. Published in Le Charivari 25 May 1841. Text verso

School or Style

French

Techniques used in production

Lithography

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Messieurs, accablé sous le poids du malheur, ruiné, dépouillé, j’ai perdu la tête, j’ai / abandonné tout ce qui m’était cher, ma patrrrrie, mes créanciers, tout le bataclan…. me voici / sur la terre étrangère….m à l’abri de mes persécuteurs, mais prêt aux plus grands sacrifices / pour conserver intact le nom de Macaire. En conséquence je vous offre 2 pour % / payables en dix ans ; .... par un refus vous ne pourriez que perdre l’espoir du sus dit / 2 pour % et l’estime de votre serviteur / Macaire.
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2525-1991
Primary reference Number: 202550
Delteil: 881 III/III
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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